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Ambrose Parry (aka Chris Brookmyre & Marisa Haetzman)

Wednesday 5th September, Elphinstone Hotel, 7.30pm

Medicine, murder and money blur the lines between class and gender in Edinburgh, 1847, in the first historical mystery by Ambrose Parry - a collaboration between Marisa Haetzman, an anaesthetist and medical historian and award-winning, best-selling author Chris Brookmyre.

"Utterly compelling" Denise Mina

"Menacing, witty and ingeniously plotted" S.J Parris

Tickets £5, available from Atkinson-Pryce. Advance booking essential.


18th - 28th October

Advance notice of Biggar Little Festival 2018

More details of our events to follow.  On-line ticket sales via The BLF website open on 22nd August





Saturday 20th October

Atkinson-Pryce Books celebrates the 40th anniversary of Judith Kerr’s “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and the recently published Scottish edition “The Teeger That Cam for His Tea” with a Tiger Tea Party. 

Come along for some tiger fun!  All tigers welcome.


Where: Atkinson-Pryce Books

When: 3-4pm




Monday 22nd October

Polly Pullar, naturalist and photographer visits Atkinson-Pryce Books to share the remarkable story of wild pine martens who frequent a garden in Ardnamurchan.

In “A Richness of Martens”, natural history coupled with Pullar’s own wildlife experiences, result in a fascinating glimpse of a much misunderstood animal and a passionate portrait of one of Scotland’s richest habitats.


Where: Atkinson-Pryce Books

When: 7.30-9pm




Wednesday 24th October

The peatlands of the Outer Hebrides are half land, half water and from time immemorial they have been places of seasonal human habitation.

In this fascinating book Robin A. Crawford explores the peatlands over the course of the year, describing the seasonal processing of peat as fuel and revealing one of the key rhythms of island life.  It is also an exploration of the wildlife, folklore, history and culture associated with these lonely, watery places.

Where: Atkinson-Pryce Books

When: 7.30-9pm




Saturday 27th October

Atkinson-Pryce Books hosts an evening with the queen of crime-writing Val McDermid at Biggar Library celebrating publication of her latest gripping novel “Broken Ground: a Karen Pirie Thriller”. 

Where: Biggar Library

When: 7.30-9pm




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